Cristina Bosetti

Summary

Affiliation: Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. pmc Reply: Gallstones, cholecystectomy, and the risk for developing pancreatic cancer
    C Bosetti
    Br J Cancer 88:159-60. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Mortality from cutaneous malignant melanoma in Europe. Has the epidemic levelled off?
    Cristina Bosetti
    Laboratory of Epidemiology, Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Melanoma Res 14:301-9. 2004
  3. doi request reprint Artificial sweeteners and the risk of gastric, pancreatic, and endometrial cancers in Italy
    Cristina Bosetti
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:2235-8. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Energy, macronutrients and laryngeal cancer risk
    C Bosetti
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Ann Oncol 14:907-12. 2003
  5. doi request reprint Cancer mortality in the European Union, 1970-2003, with a joinpoint analysis
    C Bosetti
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Ann Oncol 19:631-40. 2008
  6. pmc Aspirin use and cancers of the upper aerodigestive tract
    C Bosetti
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Br J Cancer 88:672-4. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Tobacco smoking, smoking cessation, and cumulative risk of upper aerodigestive tract cancers
    Cristina Bosetti
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Am J Epidemiol 167:468-73. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Lung cancer mortality in European women: recent trends and perspectives
    C Bosetti
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Ann Oncol 16:1597-604. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Aspirin and cancer risk: an update to 2001
    C Bosetti
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea 62, 20157 Milan, Italy
    Eur J Cancer Prev 11:535-42. 2002
  10. pmc Fried foods: a risk factor for laryngeal cancer?
    C Bosetti
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea 62, 20157 Milan, Italy
    Br J Cancer 87:1230-3. 2002

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  1. pmc Reply: Gallstones, cholecystectomy, and the risk for developing pancreatic cancer
    C Bosetti
    Br J Cancer 88:159-60. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Mortality from cutaneous malignant melanoma in Europe. Has the epidemic levelled off?
    Cristina Bosetti
    Laboratory of Epidemiology, Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Melanoma Res 14:301-9. 2004
    ..The particularly favourable trends in young people suggest that a further decline in mortality from CMM in Europe is likely to occur within the next few years...
  3. doi request reprint Artificial sweeteners and the risk of gastric, pancreatic, and endometrial cancers in Italy
    Cristina Bosetti
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:2235-8. 2009
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Energy, macronutrients and laryngeal cancer risk
    C Bosetti
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Ann Oncol 14:907-12. 2003
    ..A role for diet in laryngeal carcinogenesis has been suggested, but only a few studies have examined the potential relationship with a wide variety of macronutrients...
  5. doi request reprint Cancer mortality in the European Union, 1970-2003, with a joinpoint analysis
    C Bosetti
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Ann Oncol 19:631-40. 2008
    ..Cancer mortality peaked in the European Union (EU) in the late 1980s and declined thereafter. Materials and methods: We analyzed EU cancer mortality data provided by the World Health Organization in 1970-2003, using join point analysis...
  6. pmc Aspirin use and cancers of the upper aerodigestive tract
    C Bosetti
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Br J Cancer 88:672-4. 2003
    ..The odds ratio was 0.33 for users of > or = 5 years, and 0.51 for > or = 5 years since first use...
  7. ncbi request reprint Tobacco smoking, smoking cessation, and cumulative risk of upper aerodigestive tract cancers
    Cristina Bosetti
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Am J Epidemiol 167:468-73. 2008
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Lung cancer mortality in European women: recent trends and perspectives
    C Bosetti
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Ann Oncol 16:1597-604. 2005
    ..To quantify the current and future lung cancer epidemic in European women, trends in lung cancer mortality in women over the last four decades were analyzed, with specific focus on the young...
  9. ncbi request reprint Aspirin and cancer risk: an update to 2001
    C Bosetti
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea 62, 20157 Milan, Italy
    Eur J Cancer Prev 11:535-42. 2002
    ..82 (95% CI 0.69-0.99), although the evidence is too limited to permit firm conclusions. Data are more scanty, though in the same direction, for other neoplasms, including in particular stomach and oesophageal cancer...
  10. pmc Fried foods: a risk factor for laryngeal cancer?
    C Bosetti
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea 62, 20157 Milan, Italy
    Br J Cancer 87:1230-3. 2002
    ..A significant increased risk was found for high consumption of fried meat, fish, eggs and potatoes, with odds ratios of 1.6, 3.1, 1.9 and 1.9, respectively...
  11. ncbi request reprint Estimates of the incidence and prevalence of renal cell carcinoma in Italy in 2002 and projections for the years 2007 and 2012
    Cristina Bosetti
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri Milan, Italy
    Tumori 95:142-5. 2009
    ..We provided estimates of the number of incident and prevalent cases of kidney and renal cell cancer in Italy overall and in various regions in 2002 and gave projections for the years 2007 and 2012...
  12. ncbi request reprint Estimates of the incidence and prevalence of hepatocellular carcinoma in Italy in 2002 and projections for the years 2007 and 2012
    Cristina Bosetti
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Tumori 95:23-7. 2009
    ..Data on liver cancer incidence and prevalence in Italy are not available on a national and regional level...
  13. ncbi request reprint Flavonoids and breast cancer risk in Italy
    Cristina Bosetti
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea 62 20157 Milan, Italy
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:805-8. 2005
    ..95), flavan-3-ols (OR, 0.86), anthocyanidins (OR, 1.09), as well as for isoflavones (OR, 1.05). The findings of this large study of an inverse association between flavones and breast cancer risk confirm the results of a Greek study...
  14. ncbi request reprint Allergy and the risk of selected digestive and laryngeal neoplasms
    C Bosetti
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea 62, 20157 Milan, Italy
    Eur J Cancer Prev 13:173-6. 2004
    ..The present study therefore provides further evidence for a possible protective effect of prior history of allergy on cancer risk...
  15. ncbi request reprint Food groups and risk of prostate cancer in Italy
    Cristina Bosetti
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Int J Cancer 110:424-8. 2004
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Retinol, carotenoids and the risk of prostate cancer: a case-control study from Italy
    Cristina Bosetti
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Int J Cancer 112:689-92. 2004
    ....
  17. doi request reprint The recent decline in mortality from Hodgkin lymphomas in central and eastern Europe
    C Bosetti
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Ann Oncol 20:767-74. 2009
    ..Hodgkin lymphoma (HL) is a largely curable disease and its mortality had steadily declined in western Europe since the late 1960s. Only modest declines were, however, observed in central/eastern Europe...
  18. ncbi request reprint Incidence and mortality from non-Hodgkin lymphoma in Europe: the end of an epidemic?
    Cristina Bosetti
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Int J Cancer 123:1917-23. 2008
    ..Thus, the epidemic of NHL observed during the second half of the 20th century has now started to level off in Europe as in other developed areas of the world...
  19. doi request reprint Trends in mortality from hepatocellular carcinoma in Europe, 1980-2004
    Cristina Bosetti
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Hepatology 48:137-45. 2008
    ..8), and Spain (1.5) and lowest in Greece, Ireland, and Sweden (0.3). In most countries, trends at age 45-59 years were consistent with overall ones, whereas they were more favorable at age 20-44 years in both sexes...
  20. ncbi request reprint Influence of the Mediterranean diet on the risk of cancers of the upper aerodigestive tract
    Cristina Bosetti
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, 20157 Milan, Italy
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12:1091-4. 2003
    ..This study provides evidence that an a priori defined nutritional pattern, which includes several aspects of the Mediterranean diet, favorably affects the risk of cancers of the upper aerodigestive tract...
  21. ncbi request reprint Trends in cancer mortality in the Americas, 1970-2000
    C Bosetti
    Laboratorio di Epidemiologia, Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea 62, 20157 Milan, Italy
    Ann Oncol 16:489-511. 2005
    ..Data and statistics on cancer mortality over the last decades are available for most developed countries, while they are more difficult to obtain, in a standardized and comparable format, for countries of Latin America...
  22. ncbi request reprint Occupational exposure to vinyl chloride and cancer risk: a review of the epidemiologic literature
    C Bosetti
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche, Via Eritrea 62, 20157 Milan, Italy
    Eur J Cancer Prev 12:427-30. 2003
    ..There appears to be a slight excess of liver cancer other than angiosarcoma, which is difficult to interpret and is likely due to residual misclassification of angiosarcomas...
  23. ncbi request reprint Trends in oesophageal cancer incidence and mortality in Europe
    Cristina Bosetti
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via La Masa l9, Milan, Italy
    Int J Cancer 122:1118-29. 2008
    ..Changes in smoking habits and alcohol drinking for men, and perhaps nutrition, diet and physical activity for both sexes, can partly or largely explain these trends...
  24. ncbi request reprint Bladder cancer risk in painters: a review of the epidemiological evidence, 1989-2004
    Cristina Bosetti
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea, 62 20157, Milan, Italy
    Cancer Causes Control 16:997-1008. 2005
    ..In particular, the potential residual risk related to exposure over the last two to three decades remains to be defined...
  25. ncbi request reprint Aspirin and cancer risk: an updated quantitative review to 2005
    Cristina Bosetti
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea 62, 20157, Milan, Italy
    Cancer Causes Control 17:871-88. 2006
    ..Further, notwithstanding the large amount of epidemiological evidence, substantial uncertainties remain about the proper aspirin dose and duration of treatment...
  26. ncbi request reprint Changing socioeconomic correlates for cancers of the upper digestive tract
    C Bosetti
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Ann Oncol 12:327-30. 2001
    ..Cancers of the upper digestive tract have long been associated with low socio-economic levels. It has however been suggested that in recent times the social gradient for these cancers is leveling off...
  27. ncbi request reprint Flavonoids and prostate cancer risk: a study in Italy
    Cristina Bosetti
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Nutr Cancer 56:123-7. 2006
    ..Thus, the results of the present study do not support a protective effect of flavonoids on prostate cancer in this Italian population, characterized by a high intake of flavonoid-containing foods (except isoflavone-rich foods)...
  28. ncbi request reprint Benign ovarian cysts and breast cancer risk
    Cristina Bosetti
    Laboratorio di Epidemiologia, Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Int J Cancer 119:1679-82. 2006
    ..Although some hormonal correlates of ovarian cysts may have a role on breast cancer risk, a biological explanation of this inverse association is still unclear...
  29. ncbi request reprint Smoking cessation and the risk of oesophageal cancer: An overview of published studies
    Cristina Bosetti
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea 62, 20157 Milan, Italy
    Oral Oncol 42:957-64. 2006
    ..In conclusion, cessation of smoking could have an appreciable impact in reducing (squamous-cell) oesophageal cancer, and represents an obvious priority for prevention and public-health purposes...
  30. ncbi request reprint Effects of smoking cessation on the risk of laryngeal cancer: an overview of published studies
    Cristina Bosetti
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Laboratory of Epidemiology, Via Eritrea 62, 20157 Milan, Italy
    Oral Oncol 42:866-72. 2006
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Occupational exposures to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, and respiratory and urinary tract cancers: a quantitative review to 2005
    C Bosetti
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Ann Oncol 18:431-46. 2007
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Worldwide mortality from cirrhosis: an update to 2002
    Cristina Bosetti
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea 62, 20157 Milan, Italy
    J Hepatol 46:827-39. 2007
    ..Cirrhosis mortality has registered large changes over the last few decades...
  33. ncbi request reprint Micronutrients and the risk of renal cell cancer: a case-control study from Italy
    Cristina Bosetti
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Int J Cancer 120:892-6. 2007
    ..64-1.13), 0.85 (95% CI = 0.64-1.12) for folate and 0.80 (95% CI = 0.60-1.07) for niacin. No meaningful associations emerged for lycopene (OR = 1.11). The present findings support a possible beneficial effect of vitamin E and C on RCC...
  34. ncbi request reprint Trends in laryngeal cancer mortality in Europe
    Cristina Bosetti
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Int J Cancer 119:673-81. 2006
    ..Despite recent declines, the persistence of a wide variability in male laryngeal cancer mortality indicates that there is still ample scope for prevention of laryngeal cancer in Europe...
  35. ncbi request reprint Diet and ovarian cancer risk: a case-control study in Italy
    C Bosetti
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea 62, Milan, Italy
    Int J Cancer 93:911-5. 2001
    ..53 for the highest compared with the lowest quintile of consumption), whereas inverse associations were observed for consumption of fish (OR = 0.51), raw (OR = 0.47) and cooked vegetables (OR = 0.65), and pulses (OR = 0.77)...
  36. ncbi request reprint Long-term effects of oral contraceptives on ovarian cancer risk
    Cristina Bosetti
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea 62, 20157 Milan, Italy
    Int J Cancer 102:262-5. 2002
    ..The present analysis indicates that, after taking into account duration of OC use, the OC protection from ovarian cancer persists for a long time after stopping use...
  37. ncbi request reprint Flavonoids and the risk of renal cell carcinoma
    Cristina Bosetti
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea 62, 20157 Milan, Italy
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:98-101. 2007
    ..Allowance for vegetable and fruit consumption only partly explained these inverse relations. Thus, flavonoids, and particularly flavones and flavonols, may account, at least in part, for the favorable role of plant foods on RCC...
  38. ncbi request reprint Olive oil, seed oils and other added fats in relation to ovarian cancer (Italy)
    Cristina Bosetti
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Cancer Causes Control 13:465-70. 2002
    ..This study investigates the potential role of olive oil and other added fats used for seasoning or cooking on ovarian carcinogenesis...
  39. ncbi request reprint Food groups and laryngeal cancer risk: a case-control study from Italy and Switzerland
    Cristina Bosetti
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Int J Cancer 100:355-60. 2002
    ..2). Our study suggests that increasing vegetables and fruit, decreasing meat consumption and perhaps substituting olive oil or specific seed oils for other types of seasoning lipids might help reduce laryngeal cancer risk...
  40. doi request reprint Oral contraceptives and colorectal cancer risk: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Cristina Bosetti
    Department of Epidemiology, Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, 20156, Milan, Italy
    Hum Reprod Update 15:489-98. 2009
    ..Various studies have reported an inverse relation between oral contraceptive (OC) use and the risk of colorectal cancer, but the issue is still open...
  41. ncbi request reprint Aspirin and the risk of prostate cancer
    Cristina Bosetti
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea 62, 20157 Milan, Italy
    Eur J Cancer Prev 15:43-5. 2006
    ..03 for <5 years, and 1.17 for > or =5 years) and time since first use (OR = 1.03 for <10 years, and 1.35 for > or =10 years). These findings do not support a protective role of regular aspirin use on prostate cancer risk...
  42. ncbi request reprint Diet and environmental carcinogenesis in breast/gynaecological cancers
    Cristina Bosetti
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 14:13-8. 2002
    ..Alcohol appears to be related to the risk of breast cancer and overweight is associated with post-menopausal breast cancer and is strongly related to the risk of endometrial cancer...
  43. ncbi request reprint Reliability of data on medical conditions, menstrual and reproductive history provided by hospital controls
    C Bosetti
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea 62, 20157, Milan, Italy
    J Clin Epidemiol 54:902-6. 2001
    ....
  44. pmc Cancer of the larynx in non-smoking alcohol drinkers and in non-drinking tobacco smokers
    C Bosetti
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Br J Cancer 87:516-8. 2002
    ..The multivariate odds ratio was 2.46 for heavy drinkers non-smokers, and 9.38 for current smokers non-drinkers...
  45. ncbi request reprint Flavonoids and the risk of oral and pharyngeal cancer: a case-control study from Italy
    Marta Rossi
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via La Masa 19, 20156, Milan, Italy
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:1621-5. 2007
    ..None of the associations were significant after further allowance for vitamin C, probably on account of the high collinearity between these compounds...
  46. ncbi request reprint Food groups and renal cell carcinoma: a case-control study from Italy
    Francesca Bravi
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Int J Cancer 120:681-5. 2007
    ..The results of this study provide further indications on dietary correlates of RCC, and in particular indicate that a diet rich in refined cereals and poor in vegetables may have an unfavorable role on RCC...
  47. doi request reprint Nutrient-based dietary patterns and pancreatic cancer risk
    Cristina Bosetti
    Dipartimento di Epidemiologia, Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri Milan, Italy
    Ann Epidemiol 23:124-8. 2013
    ..To add further information on dietary patterns potentially associated to pancreatic cancer, we applied an exploratory principal component factor analysis on 28 major nutrients derived from an Italian case-control study...
  48. ncbi request reprint Intake of specific flavonoids and risk of acute myocardial infarction in Italy
    Alessandra Tavani
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea 62, I 20157 Milan, Italy
    Public Health Nutr 9:369-74. 2006
    ....
  49. doi request reprint Diet diversity and the risk of oral and pharyngeal cancer
    Werner Garavello
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Nutr 47:280-4. 2008
    ..Diet diversity has been recommended to achieve a healthy diet and prevent cancer...
  50. doi request reprint Nutrient dietary patterns and the risk of colorectal cancer: a case-control study from Italy
    Francesca Bravi
    Dipartimento di Epidemiologia, Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Giuseppe La Masa 19, 20156 Milan, Italy
    Cancer Causes Control 21:1911-8. 2010
    ..The role of diet on colorectal cancer has been considered in terms of single foods and nutrients, but less frequently in terms of dietary patterns...
  51. ncbi request reprint Food groups and endometrial cancer risk: a case-control study from Italy
    Francesca Bravi
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 200:293.e1-7. 2009
    ..Although several studies have been conducted on the relation between dietary habits and endometrial cancer risk, the evidence for specific food groups is still controversial...
  52. doi request reprint Diabetes mellitus and cancer risk in a network of case-control studies
    Cristina Bosetti
    Department of Epidemiology, Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Nutr Cancer 64:643-51. 2012
    ....
  53. ncbi request reprint Flavonoids and risk of squamous cell esophageal cancer
    Marta Rossi
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Int J Cancer 120:1560-4. 2007
    ..In conclusion, this study suggests that flavanone intake is inversely associated with esophageal cancer risk and may account, with vitamin C, for the protective effect of fruit, especially citrus fruit, on esophageal cancer...
  54. ncbi request reprint Alcohol and tobacco use, and cancer risk for upper aerodigestive tract and liver
    Claudio Pelucchi
    Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Cancer Prev 17:340-4. 2008
    ..An interaction between alcohol drinking and tobacco smoking has been reported, but the issue is not adequately assessed...
  55. ncbi request reprint Pizza consumption and the risk of breast, ovarian and prostate cancer
    Silvano Gallus
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, 20157 Milan, Italy
    Eur J Cancer Prev 15:74-6. 2006
    ..The difference with selected studies from North America suggests that dietary and lifestyle correlates of pizza eating vary between different populations and social groups...
  56. doi request reprint Flavonoids, proanthocyanidins, and the risk of stomach cancer
    Marta Rossi
    Dipartimento di Epidemiologia, Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Cancer Causes Control 21:1597-604. 2010
    ..Further adjustment for fruit and vegetables, or vitamin C, did not materially change these associations. This is the first epidemiological study to suggest that dietary proanthocyanidins have a favorable role on gastric cancer risk...
  57. doi request reprint Glycemic index and glycemic load in relation to body mass index and waist to hip ratio
    Marta Rossi
    Department of Epidemiology, Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research, Via La Masa, 19, 20156 Milan, Italy
    Eur J Nutr 49:459-64. 2010
    ..We therefore investigated the relation between GI and glycemic load (GL) with body mass index (BMI) and waist to hip ratio (WHR), as a measure of body fat distribution...
  58. doi request reprint Selected aspects of Mediterranean diet and cancer risk
    Claudio Pelucchi
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Nutr Cancer 61:756-66. 2009
    ....
  59. doi request reprint Citrus fruit and cancer risk in a network of case-control studies
    Roberto Foschi
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Cancer Causes Control 21:237-42. 2010
    ..Citrus fruit has shown a favorable effect against various cancers. To better understand their role in cancer risk, we analyzed data from a series of case-control studies conducted in Italy and Switzerland...
  60. doi request reprint Macronutrients, fatty acids, cholesterol and pancreatic cancer
    Ersilia Lucenteforte
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Cancer 46:581-7. 2010
    ..69) and polyunsaturated fatty acids (OR=0.67). In conclusion, a diet poor in animal proteins and rich in sugars (mainly derived from fruit) appears to have a beneficial effect on pancreatic cancer risk...
  61. ncbi request reprint Intake of selected micronutrients and the risk of surgically treated benign prostatic hyperplasia: a case-control study from Italy
    Alessandra Tavani
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Eur Urol 50:549-54. 2006
    ..To analyze the relationship between surgically treated benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and intake of selected micronutrients...
  62. doi request reprint Dietary fiber and stomach cancer risk: a case-control study from Italy
    Francesca Bravi
    Dipartimento di Epidemiologia, Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Giuseppe La Masa 19, Milan, MI 20156, Italy
    Cancer Causes Control 20:847-53. 2009
    ..Fiber intake has been inversely related to stomach cancer risk, although this issue is still controversial...
  63. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for ovarian cancer histotypes
    Francesca Chiaffarino
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea, 62, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Cancer 43:1208-13. 2007
    ..In conclusion, the association of reproductive factors and of selected dietary habits was weaker for mucinous ovarian cancer than for other histologic types...
  64. ncbi request reprint Family history of cancer and the risk of prostate cancer and benign prostatic hyperplasia
    Eva Negri
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Int J Cancer 114:648-52. 2005
    ..2, 95% CI 0.7-2.2). Our study adds further information on the association of family history of cancer and risk of PC and is, to our knowledge, the first comprehensive epidemiologic information on family history of cancer and risk of BPH...
  65. doi request reprint Dietary glycemic index and glycemic load and risk of pancreatic cancer: a case-control study
    Marta Rossi
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Ann Epidemiol 20:460-5. 2010
    ..Carbohydrates and dietary glycemic index (GI) influence the secretion of insulin and insulin-related growth factors and may play a role in the development of diabetes and obesity, both of which have been related to pancreatic cancer risk...
  66. doi request reprint Diet diversity and the risk of laryngeal cancer: a case-control study from Italy and Switzerland
    Werner Garavello
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via La Masa 19, 20156 Milan, Italy
    Oral Oncol 45:85-9. 2009
    ..The results were consistent across strata of age, alcohol drinking and tobacco smoking. This study suggests that a diet not only rich but also varied in fruit and vegetables is related to a decreased risk of laryngeal cancer risk...
  67. ncbi request reprint Dietary acrylamide and human cancer
    Claudio Pelucchi
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milano, Italy
    Int J Cancer 118:467-71. 2006
    ..None of the trend in risk was significant. This uniquely large and comprehensive data set does not show any consistent association between intake of acrylamide and the risk of breast and several other common cancers...
  68. ncbi request reprint Type of alcoholic beverage and the risk of laryngeal cancer
    Werner Garavello
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Cancer Prev 15:69-73. 2006
    ..88 and 1.15. This study thus indicates that in the Italian population characterized by frequent wine consumption, wine is the beverage most strongly related to the risk of laryngeal cancer...
  69. ncbi request reprint Food groups and risk of squamous cell esophageal cancer in northern Italy
    C Bosetti
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Int J Cancer 87:289-94. 2000
    ..2). Our results thus provide further support to the evidence that raw vegetables and citrus fruit are inversely related to the risk of squamous cell esophageal cancer and suggest that olive oil may also reduce this risk...
  70. doi request reprint Diet and cancer in Mediterranean countries: carbohydrates and fats
    Cristina Bosetti
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milano, Italy
    Public Health Nutr 12:1595-600. 2009
    ..We considered some aspects of the Mediterranean diet (including, in particular, the consumption of olive oil and carbohydrates) on cancer risk...
  71. pmc Risk factors for oral and pharyngeal cancer in women: a study from Italy and Switzerland
    C Bosetti
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Br J Cancer 82:204-7. 2000
    ..The multivariate odds ratio was 4.6 for heavy smokers and 2.7 for high alcohol intake. Vegetables, fruit, beta-carotene and wholegrain foods were inversely, butter and retinol directly, related to risk...
  72. doi request reprint Food groups and alcoholic beverages and the risk of stomach cancer: a case-control study in Italy
    Ersilia Lucenteforte
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Nutr Cancer 60:577-84. 2008
    ..53, 95% CI = 0.30-0.93, P for trend = 0.08). The results of this study confirm a protective role of vegetables and fruit against stomach cancer and suggest a detrimental effect of (refined) cereals on this neoplasm...
  73. doi request reprint Dietary factors and oral and pharyngeal cancer risk
    Ersilia Lucenteforte
    Dipartimento di Epidemiologia, Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Giuseppe La Masa 19, 20156 Milan, Italy
    Oral Oncol 45:461-7. 2009
    ..In western countries, selected aspects of diet may account for 20-25% of oral and pharyngeal cancer, and the population attributable risk increases to 85-95% when tobacco and alcohol consumption are also considered...
  74. pmc Oesophageal cancer in women: tobacco, alcohol, nutritional and hormonal factors
    S Gallus
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea 62, Milan, 20157, Italy
    Br J Cancer 85:341-5. 2001
    ..The multivariate odds ratio was 4.5 for heavy smoking and 5.4 for heavy alcohol drinking. Fruit intake, vegetable intake, oral contraceptive and HRT use were inversely related to oesophageal cancer...
  75. ncbi request reprint Nutrient dietary patterns and the risk of breast and ovarian cancers
    Valeria Edefonti
    Istituto di Statistica Medica e Biometria Giulio A Maccacaro, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy
    Int J Cancer 122:609-13. 2008
    ....
  76. ncbi request reprint The role of foods and nutrients on oral and pharyngeal cancer risk
    W Garavello
    Pharmacological Research Institute, Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Minerva Stomatol 58:25-34. 2009
    ..In developed countries, selected aspects of diet may account for 20% to 25% of oral and pharyngeal cancers. This proportion is likely greater in selected developing countries...
  77. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for adenocarcinoma of the small intestine
    E Negri
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Int J Cancer 82:171-4. 1999
    ..While the present data are inconsistent with a major effect of tobacco or alcohol, a moderate association between these factors and small bowel cancer may have been obscured by the play of chance...
  78. ncbi request reprint Cancer risk in carbon electrode workers: an overview of epidemiological evidence
    C La Vecchia
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche, Via Eritrea 62, 20157 Milano, Italy
    Eur J Cancer Prev 12:431-4. 2003
    ..Thus, epidemiological data allow excluding any appreciable risk of cancer--in particular of the respiratory and the urinary tract--in carbon electrode workers...
  79. ncbi request reprint Selected micronutrients and oral and pharyngeal cancer
    E Negri
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Int J Cancer 86:122-7. 2000
    ..In general, the more a micronutrient was correlated to total vegetable and fruit intake, the stronger was its protective effect against oral cancer...
  80. ncbi request reprint Fraction of prostate cancer incidence attributed to diet in Athens, Greece
    C Bosetti
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Cancer Prev 9:119-23. 2000
    ..The incidence of prostate cancer in Greece could be reduced by about two-fifths if the population increased the consumption of tomatoes and reduced the intake of dairy products, and substituted olive oil for other added lipids...
  81. ncbi request reprint Smoking and acute myocardial infarction among women and men: A case-control study in Italy
    C Bosetti
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea 62, Milan, 20157, Italy
    Prev Med 29:343-8. 1999
    ..A clear assessment of AMI risk among female smokers is now of major public health importance, given the large number of women who smoke...
  82. ncbi request reprint Family history of cancer, its combination with smoking and drinking, and risk of squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagus
    Werner Garavello
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea 62 20157 Milan, Italy
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:1390-3. 2005
    ....
  83. ncbi request reprint Body size and laryngeal cancer risk
    W Garavello
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Ann Oncol 17:1459-63. 2006
    ..Odds ratios (OR) and corresponding 95% confidence intervals (CI) were obtained from multiple logistic regression, including terms for major confounding factors, such as physical activity and energy intake...
  84. ncbi request reprint Aspirin and risk of endometrial cancer: a case-control study from Italy
    Cristina Bosetti
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, via Giuseppe La Masa, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Cancer Prev 19:401-3. 2010
    ..This study--the first one from a population outside North America--adds relevant information on the absence of a consistent association between aspirin use and endometrial cancer risk, even in high-risk overweight and obese women...
  85. ncbi request reprint Cancer risk associated with alcohol and tobacco use: focus on upper aero-digestive tract and liver
    Claudio Pelucchi
    Unit of Cancer Epidemiology, Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Alcohol Res Health 29:193-8. 2006
    ..For squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagus, alcohol and tobacco also appear to increase risk synergistically. With liver cancer, in contrast, alcohol consumption and tobaacco use appear to be independent risk factors...
  86. pmc Smoking and drinking cessation and the risk of oesophageal cancer
    C Bosetti
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea 62, Milan, 20157, Italy
    Br J Cancer 83:689-91. 2000
    ..11) 10 or more years after cessation of both habits...
  87. ncbi request reprint A pooled analysis of case-control studies of thyroid cancer. VI. Fish and shellfish consumption
    C Bosetti
    Laboratory of General Epidemiology, Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Cancer Causes Control 12:375-82. 2001
    ..48-0.88). CONCLUSION: This combined analysis indicates that relatively elevated fish consumption does not appreciably increase thyroid cancer risk, and may have a favorable influence in areas where iodine deficiency is, or was, common...
  88. ncbi request reprint Formaldehyde and cancer risk: a quantitative review of cohort studies through 2006
    C Bosetti
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Ann Oncol 19:29-43. 2008
    ..Occupational exposure to formaldehyde has been associated with excess risk of nasopharyngeal and selected other cancers...
  89. ncbi request reprint Fried potatoes and human cancer
    Claudio Pelucchi
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milano, Italy
    Int J Cancer 105:558-60. 2003
    ..8-1.1. We found no evidence of interaction with age, gender, alcohol and tobacco use. Our data provide reassuring evidence for the lack of an important association between consumption of fried/baked potatoes and cancer risk...
  90. doi request reprint Childhood cancer mortality in Europe, 1970-2007
    Cristina Bosetti
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via La Masa 19, 20156 Milan, Italy
    Eur J Cancer 46:384-94. 2010
    ..Some further improvement in childhood cancer mortality is therefore achievable through more widespread and better adoption of currently available treatments...
  91. ncbi request reprint Does pizza protect against cancer?
    Silvano Gallus
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Int J Cancer 107:283-4. 2003
    ..82 (95% CI = 0.56-1.19) for laryngeal, 0.74 (95% CI = 0.61-0.89) for colon and 0.93 (95% CI = 0.75-1.17) for rectal cancer. Pizza appears therefore to be a favorable indicator of risk for digestive tract neoplasms in this population...
  92. doi request reprint Coffee drinking and endometrial cancer risk: a metaanalysis of observational studies
    Francesca Bravi
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 200:130-5. 2009
    ..64 (95% CI, 0.48-0.86) for heavy coffee drinkers. The summary RR for an increase of 1 cup/d was 0.93 (95% CI, 0.89-0.97), which suggests an inverse relation between coffee and endometrial cancer. However, the causality must be confirmed...
  93. ncbi request reprint Mediterranean diet in relation to body mass index and waist-to-hip ratio
    Marta Rossi
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via La Masa 19, I 20156 Milan, Italy
    Public Health Nutr 11:214-7. 2008
    ..The Mediterranean diet is rich in fat and starch, and hence may be related to overweight. We therefore investigated the relationship between adherence to a Mediterranean diet and body mass index (BMI) and waist-to-hip ratio (WHR)...
  94. ncbi request reprint Food groups and risk of benign prostatic hyperplasia
    Francesca Bravi
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Urology 67:73-9. 2006
    ..Although BPH is an extremely common condition, particularly among older men, its risk factors, including dietary ones, remain largely undefined...
  95. ncbi request reprint Smoking in Italy 2005-2006: effects of a comprehensive National Tobacco Regulation
    Silvano Gallus
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea 62, 20157 Milan, Italy
    Prev Med 45:198-201. 2007
    ..On 10 January 2005 Italy became the first large European country adopting a comprehensive smoke-free legislation. We provide information on smoking prevalence in Italy and evaluate the effects of the 2005 regulations...
  96. ncbi request reprint Testicular cancer mortality in the Americas, 1980-2003
    Paola Bertuccio
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Cancer 109:776-9. 2007
    ..The objective of the study was to compare death rates and trends over the 1980-2003 period in all the American countries that provide data...
  97. ncbi request reprint Diet and cancer risk in Mediterranean countries: open issues
    Carlo La Vecchia
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche, Mario Negri, Milano, Italy
    Public Health Nutr 9:1077-82. 2006
    ..To analyse various aspects of the Mediterranean diet in relation to the risk of several common cancers in Italy...
  98. ncbi request reprint Influence of selected hormonal and lifestyle factors on familial propensity to ovarian cancer
    Alessandra Tavani
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea 62, 20157 Milan, Italy
    Gynecol Oncol 92:922-6. 2004
    ..To study the influence of established risk factors for ovarian cancer in women with a family history of ovarian and/or breast cancer...
  99. ncbi request reprint Olive oil and cancer risk: an update of epidemiological findings through 2010
    Claudio Pelucchi
    Dipartimento di Epidemiologia, Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Curr Pharm Des 17:805-12. 2011
    ..Thus, preferring olive oil to other added lipids, particularly those rich in saturated fats, can decrease the risk of upper digestive and respiratory tract neoplasms, breast and, possibly, colorectal and other cancer sites...
  100. ncbi request reprint Post-menopausal hormonal therapy and gallbladder cancer risk
    Silvano Gallus
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Int J Cancer 99:762-3. 2002
    ..Although based on small numbers, due to the rarity of the disease, these findings provide the first direct epidemiological evidence of an association between HRT and gallbladder cancer...
  101. ncbi request reprint Short-term effects of two integrated, non-pharmacological body weight reduction programs on coronary heart disease risk factors in young obese patients
    A Sartorio
    Laboratory for Experimental Endocrinology, Italian Institute for Auxology, IRCCS, Milan, Italy
    Diabetes Nutr Metab 16:262-5. 2003
    ..2%, 4.4%) and with still elevated BMI values (41.6 kg/m2). Although IET, compared to NET program, induced smaller reductions of blood pressure, it requires 30% daily training period and may possibly enhance long-term patient compliance...